Nanoscience News

08/16/2017

Harvard Researchers Develop Tough, Self-Healing Rubber

Potential applications include more durable tires, wearable electronics, medical devices.​

08/04/2017

A Semiconductor That Can Beat the Heat

Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists discover unique thermoelectric properties in cesium tin iodide.

08/02/2017

Improving Understanding of the Quantum World With Quantum Dots

Scientists have built an 'artificial material'  that mimics quantum behavior.

08/02/2017

Computer Chip Technology Repurposed for Making Reflective Nanostructures

Applied physicist Andrei Faraon focuses his metamaterials research in a new direction.

07/21/2017

Probing Protein Diversity

Insight on how stability affects structure Harvard-led research.

07/21/2017

Secrets of Superfluid Helium Explored

New findings have implications for the study of superconductivity and theoretical models of the origin of the universe.

07/13/2017

Electron Orbitals May Hold Key to Unifying Concept of High-Temperature Superconductivity

First experimental evidence of "orbital-selective" electron pairing in an iron-based high-temperature superconductor.

06/29/2017

Symposium Explores Possibilities of Origami Nanomachines

Scientists are creating 2-D designs on polymers, metals and plastics and, through folding, turning them into 3-D objects.

06/23/2017

How Eggs Got Their Shapes

Adaptations for flight may have driven egg-shape variety in birds.

06/20/2017

From Drinking Straws to Robots

Harvard scientists use simple materials to create semi-soft machines that walk like insect.

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